From the Fall 2013 Issue

10th Anniversary National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Author(s):, , National Cyber Security Alliance

National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) – celebrated every October – was created as a collaborative effort between government and industryto ensure every American has the resources they need to stay safer and more secure online. Since its inception a decade ago under leadership from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security and the National Cyber … Read more

From the Fall 2013 Issue

Protecting Critical Data and Infrastructure: Testing and Certifying Technology


Tim Boyd, , The MIL Corporation

Today’s headlines are filled with worry and concern over the need to protect the nation’s critical infrastructure. Presidential Policy Directive 21 calls for a “national unity of effort to strengthen and maintain secure, functioning, and resilient critical infrastructure.” In governmental terms, “critical infrastructure” often refers to computer controlled power grids, highly automated nuclear power plants, … Read more